|The Vision of the People's House - Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926)|
"The Vision of the People's House," by Eugene V. Debs First published in The New York Call, vol. 10, no. 245 (Sept. 2, 1917), pg. 8. After cheering a purported "rebound of American labor under the swift, sharp strokes of rapidly advancing militarism in the first weeks of the war," venerable Socialist Party founder Gene Debs salutes the new "People's House" in New York City, permanent home of the Rand School of Social Science...
Keywords: Socialist Party of America; SPA; Socialist Party of the United States of America; SPUSA; SP-USA; socialism; social democracy; Marxism; Rand School of Social Science; New York City
|The McNamara Case and the Labor Movement (Jan. 1912) - Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926)|
The McNamara Case and the Labor Movement by Eugene V. Debs Published in International Socialist Review, vol. 12, no. 7 (Jan. 1912), pp. 397-401. In the aftermath of the guilty plea of John and Jim McNamara in the October 1910 bombing of the Los Angeles Times building, Socialist Party leader Gene Debs offers his assessment of the affair. Debs is scornful of Samuel Gompers and the American Federation of Labor for cravenly rushing to join the capitalists in condemning the activities of the McNamara...
Keywords: 1910 Los Angeles Times bombing; terrorism -- United States; trade unions; California history; Los Angeles history; John McNamara; J.J. McNamara; James McNamara; Jim McNamara; McNamara brothers, Socialism -- United States
|A Word to the Workers! - Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926)|
"A Word to the Workers!"by Eugene V. DebsPublished by The New York Call, New York City, circa September 1920Ultra-rare campaign leaflet from the 1920 Presidential Campaign by Socialist Party of America hopeful Eugene Victor Debs. The imprisoned Debs notes that he did not seek the 1920 Socialist nomination — his 5th and final run for the presidency, following efforts in 1900, 1904, 1908, and 1912.Debs declares that the working class is capable of electing a president in 1920 who is not a "poli...
Keywords: Socialist Party of America; United States Presidential campaigns; socialism; socialist; radical politics; Eugene V. Debs